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Soccer investor acquires stake in Hafnia Tankers

Jan Bech Andersen, who owns a major stake in Danish soccer team Brøndby, has acquired shares in IPO candidate Hafnia Tankers and will also play a significant part in management of the carrier.

After several years of focusing on soccer, Jan Bech Andersen is now ready for a comeback in the industry where he launched his career, namely shipping.

In Denmark in recent years, Jan Bech Andersen has been in the media spotlight due to his role as major shareholder in the soccer club Brøndby IF, known for fostering the two talented Laudrup brothers. But the shipping-trained business man is now gearing up to make a comeback in the industry where he was originally trained.

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